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545 Markham Road, Toronto, ON
M1H 2A1


*Sunday hours in effect from September to June
Branch Hours
Day Opening Time Closing Time
Monday 9:00 a.m. 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday 9:00 a.m. 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday 9:00 a.m. 8:30 p.m.
Thursday 9:00 a.m. 8:30 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. 8:30 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
Sunday Closed


Closest major intersection Markham Road and Lawrence Ave. East. Located south of Lawrence Ave., on southeast corner of Markham Road and Greencrest Circuit, across from Canadian Tire in Cedarbrae Mall.

Public Transit

From Lawrence E. RT Station, take Lawrence #54 Bus east to Markham Road, walk south on Markham Road to the branch.
From Warden Station, take Bus #102 to Markham Road and Lawrence Ave. East, walk south on Markham Road to the branch.


Free - public parking lot off Greencrest Circuit.


Map to library branch


General Features

  • Automated Checkin
  • Book Discussion Group: contact the branch for more information
  • Book Drop - 24 Hours
  • CD Listening Post
  • Dial-a-Story Phone
  • Digital Signage
  • Express Checkout
  • Flat Panel TVs (2)
  • Free Parking
  • KidsStop Early Literacy Centre
  • Microform Reader Scanner Printer
  • Outdoor Reading Area
  • Pedometer Lending
  • Public Phone (inside)
  • Quiet Study Rooms (4)
  • Refreshment/Snack Vending machines
  • Seating for 175
  • Teen Zone

Equipment for persons with disabilities

  • Computer with Microsoft Narrator
  • Computer(s) with screen magnification software (Zoomtext)
  • Large Print keyboard
  • Magnifiers (hand held or stand)
  • Reading light (Verilux)
  • Study tables with at least 29" clearance under table top



  • Adult Literacy Materials
  • Audiobooks on CD
  • Large Print Collection
  • Local History Collection - Scarborough Historical Collection


  • Large collection in Chinese, French, Gujarati, Hindi, Korean, Polish, Tamil, Urdu
  • Medium collection in Tagalog
  • Small collection in Bengali, Persian, Pushto

Branch History

Year Details
1958 Scarborough Public Library Board acquires a site on the east side of Markham Road, just south of Lawrence Avenue. It considers using a house on the property for a temporary library.